Remembering Louis Schneider

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Lou Schneider addresses AFSC staff

<p>Louis Schneider addresses AFSC staff at the Friends Center Meeting House.</p>

Louis Schneider addresses AFSC staff at the Friends Center Meeting House.

Louis Schneider served as an AFSC staff member for more than four decades, including as its Executive Secretary from 1974-1980. He passed away on Sept. 20, 2012.

Louis guided AFSC programs of service and reconciliation both here and abroad, steadfast despite controversies. During the course of his service, he visited 38 countries in Africa, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Latin America – including Chile, Guatemala, Korea, Russia, Singapore, and Vietnam.

Collected here are a few items from the AFSC archives that record Louis’ impact and reflections.

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